Effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the evidence of the effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and administration of naloxone by laypeople?
  • Which jurisdictions provide take-home naloxone programs?
  • What is the current availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions?

 Key take-home

Interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, Men who Have Sex with Men, Non classifié(e), Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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  • What is the latest evidence regarding interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade?

 Key take-home messages

  • Among reported HIV cases with a known race/ethnicity in Canada in

Interventions to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Questions

  •  What interventions have been helpful to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • Social isolation and loneliness are significantly associated with all-cause mortality in the general population (1).
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Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Slider, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic?

 Key take-home messages

  • Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving

HIV self-testing in high-income settings: Acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to linkage to care, interventions to increase HIV self-testing

Danielle GiliauskasEngagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, Rapid Responses, Testing, Uncategorized

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  • What is the current evidence in high-income settings on HIV self-testing related to acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to the linkage to care after a positive test, and interventions to

Sexualized drug use (chemsex and methamphetamine) and men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, People who use Drugs, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Stigma, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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  • What is the impact of sexualized drug use (specifically of chemsex and methamphetamine) on the health of men who have sex with men?
  • What are effective interventions and/or services that address chemsex and methamphetamine use among men

A cross-jurisdictional review of HIV testing intervals for population groups at high risk of HIV infection

Danielle GiliauskasAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Care, Engagement, Indigenous Peoples, Men who Have Sex with Men, Prevention, Priority Populations, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized, Women*

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  • At what intervals do high-income jurisdictions encourage population groups at high risk of HIV infection to come forward for routine testing?

 Key take-home messages

  • Most guidelines recommend at least annual HIV testing of population groups at high